Date: Thu, 02 May 2002 12:14:58 -0400
Author: James Frysinger
Subject: Re: units of measurement
Maybe they knew that they were going to have bad luck with it once they
handed it to Congress.....
On Thursday, 2002 May 02 1156, you wrote:
> Gee, ya think that they could-a got it into a "10-volume" report.
> On Thu, 2 May 2002, James Frysinger wrote:
> > The United States Metric Study, initiated in 1968 as directed by
> > Congress, was completed in 1971. It's report to Congress was titled,
> > "Report to the Congress: A Metric America, A Decision Whose Time Has
> > Come". This 13-volume report concluded that the U.S. should go metric and
> > should do so in a deliberate manner over a 10 year period through a
> > carefully controlled national program.